Dr. Amit Kumar
Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification -  M.Sc., Ph.D. in Botany  
Department of Botany
Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University)
Dayalbah, Agra 282 005 (UP), India
Tel.: (0562) 280 1545
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Area of Specialization:Climate Change, Conservation Agriculture, GHG Emission & Mitigation, Ecology,Physiology, Environmental Pollution


Professional Recognition, Awards, Fellowships received:

  1. Emerging Scientist Award-2018 in International Conference on Agriculture, Allied and Applied Sciences Held at JNU New Delhi during 28-29 April 2018.
  2. Indian Council of Agricultural Sciences, National Eligibility Test (ICAR-NET) - 2014 (I) in Economic Botany and Plant genetic resources.
  3. Indian Council of Agricultural Sciences, National Eligibility Test (ICAR-NET) - 2016 in Plant Physiology.
  4. Graduation Aptitude Test examination (GATE) -2013 in Life Science.
  5. Uttarakhand State Eligibility for lectureship (U-SET)- 2013 in Life Science
  6. Awarded Fellow of Indian Academy of Environmental Sciences, India (FIAES).
  7. Young ScientistAwards for best paper presentation in International Convention on Youth Participation in Environment Conservation by International Council for Man & Nature.
  8. Young Scientist Grant form AsiaFlux 2014 & International rice Research Institute, Philippines.
  9. Best Paper presentation award in National Seminar on managing agriculture in changing environment at CESCRA, IARI, New Delhi
  10. Second prize on a debate held at Division of Environmental Science, IARI, Pusa Campus, New Delhi on Environment Vs Development.
  11. Associate Editorin “International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Science” (SCI Journal).
  12. Associate Editor in “Biochemical and Cellular Achieve”(SCI Journal)
  13. Organizing committee member in National Seminar on managing agriculture in changing environment at CESCRA, IARI, New Delhi.


PUBLICATION (Last Five Years)


  1. K Yadav, N Gupta, V Kumar, SA Khan, A Kumar 2018.  A review of emerging adsorbents and current demand for defluoridation of water: Bright future in water sustainability Environment International 111: 80-108Impact Factor 7.1   
  2. T. K. Das, A.K. Biswas, A. Kumar, A. Bhatia, G. Singh, R. Bhattacharyya, R. Tomer, S. Kumar, S. Lata 2018. Aggregate-associated N and global warming potential of conservation agriculture-based cropping of maize-wheat system in the north-western Indo-Gangetic Plains. Soil and Tillage Research (Accepted) Impact Factor 3.4
  3. Khan SA., Malla FA, Rashmi, Malav LC., Gupta N., Kumar  A. 2018. Potential of wastewater treating Chlorella minutissima for methane enrichment and CO2 sequestration of biogas and producing lipid Energy 150 (May 2018), 153 - 163   Impact Factor 4.5     
  4. U Mina, R Kumar, R Gogoi, A Bhatia, RC Harit, D Singh, Amit Kumar, A Kumar 2017. Effect of elevated temperature and carbon dioxide on maize genotypes health index Ecological Indicators http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.08.060 R Impact Factor 3.9  
  5. R.K. Fagodiya, H. Pathak, A. Kumar, A. Bhatia and N. Jain 2017. Global temperature potential of nitrogen use in Agriculture: A 50-year assessment. Scientific Report Nature 7: 44928; doi: 10.1038/srep44928 Impact Factor=5.2
  6. A.Kumar, S. Mishra, A. Kumar, S. Singhal 2017. Environmental Quantification of Soil Elements in the catchment of Hydroelectric Reservoirs in India. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (Accepted) Impact Factor= 1.5
  7. S.K. Malyan, A. Bhatia, A. Kumar, R.Singh, S.S. Kumar, R. Tomer, O. Kumar, D.K. Gupta, N Jain, 2016 “Methane production, oxidation and mitigation: A Mechanistic understanding and comprehensive evaluation of influencing factors” Science of Total Environment.  572:874–896 Impact Factor=4.9
  8. D.K. Gupta, A. Bhatia, A. Kumar, T K Das, N. Jain, R. Tomer, R.K. Fagodiya, R. Dubey, S K Malyan and H. Pathak 2016. Mitigation of greenhouse gas emission from rice wheat system of the Indo Gangetic plains: through tillage, irrigation and fertilizer management. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 230:1-9 Impact Factor=4.0
  9. R. Tomer, A. Bhatia, V. Kumar, A. Kumar, R. Singh, B. Singh and S.D. Singh 2014. “Impact of Elevated Ozone on Growth, Yield and Nutritional Quality of Two Wheat Species in Northern India” Aerosol and Air Quality Research doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.12.0354.Impact Factor=2.3
  10. N. Jain, T. A. Johnson, A. Kumar, S. Mishra and N. Gupta 2015. “Biosorption of Cd(II) on jatropha fruit coat and seed coat”Environment Monitoring & Assessment (2015) 187:411Impact Factor=1.6
  11. A. Kumar, M. P. Sharma, A. Kumar 2016. “Green House Gas emissions from Hydropower Reservoirs: Policy and Challenges” International Journal of Renewable Energy Research 6, 472-476. Impact Factor=1.21
  12. S.S. Kumar, S.K. Malyan, A. Kumar and N.R. Bishnoi 2016. “Optimization of fenton’s oxidation by box-behnken design of response surface methodology of landfill leachate”. Journal of Material & Environment Science 7(12) 4456-4466. Impact Factor=1.23
  13. R. S. Ahluwalia, S. P. Rai, S. K. Jain, D. P. Dobhal and A. Kumar 2015. “Estimation of snow/glacier melt contribution in the upper part of the Beas River basin, Himachal Pradesh using conventional and SNOWMOD modeling approach”Journal of Water and Climate Change 04/; DOI:10.2166/wcc.2015.107Impact Factor=1.01
  14. D.K. Gupta, A. Bhatia, T.K. Das, P. Singh, A. Kumar, N. Jain and H. Pathak 2016. “Economic analysis of different greenhouse gas mitigation technologies in rice–wheat cropping system of the Indo-Gangetic Plains” Current Science 110(5) 867-873. Impact Factor=0.89
  15. A. Bhatia, S.D. Singh and A. Kumar 2015. “Heavy metal contamination of soil, irrigation water and vegetables in peri urban agricultural areas and markets of Delhi” Water Environmental Research 87 (11) 2027-2034. Impact Factor=1.89
  16. D.K. Gupta, A. Bhatia, A. Kumar, B. Chakrabati, N. Jain and H. Pathak 2015. “Global warming potential of rice (Oryza sativa)-wheat (Triticum aestivum) cropping system of the Indo-Gangetic Plains” Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 85(6):807-816.Impact Factor=0.201
  17. A. Bhatia, V. Kumar, A. Kumar, R. Tomer, B. Singh and S.D. Singh 2013. “Effect of Elevated Ozone and Carbon dioxide Interaction on Growth and Yield of Maize” Maydica 58: 291-298. Impact Factor=0.568
  18. S. Prasad, A. Kumar and K.S. Muralikrishna 2013 “Assessment of ethanol yield associated characters in sweet sorghum” Maydica 58: 299-306.Impact Factor=0.568
  19. S. Prasad, A. Kumar and K.S. Muralikrishna 2014. “Biofuels production: A sustainable solution to combat climate change” Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 84(12):1443–1452 Impact Factor=0.201
  20. H. Pathak, P. Pramanik, M. Khanna and A. Kumar 2014. “Climate Change and Water Availability in Indian Agriculture: Impacts and Adaptation” Indian Journal of Agricultural science 84 (6): 671–679. Impact Factor=0.201



  1. Priyanka, U. Kumar, A. Kumar, A. Kumar, V. Malik 2018. In Vitro Propagation Of Economically Important Some Indian Himalayan Medicinal Plant Species For Conservation And CommercializationJournal of Plant Development Sciences  10 (4) : 197-206.
  2. A Kumar, A Bhatia, RK Fagodiya, SK Maliyan, B Meena 2017. Eddy Covariance Flux Tower: A Promising Technique for Greenhouse Gases MeasurementAdvances in Plants & Agriculture Research 7 (4), 00263
  3. R. K. Fagodiya, H. Pathak, A. Bhatia, A. Kumar, S. D. Singh, N. Jain and R. Harith 2017. Simulation of maize (zea mays l.) Yield under alternative nitrogen fertilization using infocrop-maize model. Biochem. Cell. Arch.17(1): 65-71.
  4. H. Pathak, N. Jain, A. Bhatia, A. Kumar and D. Chatterjee 2016. “Improved Nitrogen Management: A key to climate change adaptation and mitigation”. Indian Journal of fertilizers, 12(11) 151-162.
  5. A. Bhatia, A. Kumar, T.K. Das, J. Singh, N. Jain and H. Pathak 2013 “ Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from soils under direct seeded rice” IJASS vol 9(2): 729-736.
  6. B.K. Sharma, J. Singh, A. Kumar and R.C. Kumawat 2014. “Performance and Prospects of Guar Cultivation in Rajasthan” IJASS vol 10(1): 201-206.
  7. B. K. Sharma, R.C. Kumawat and A. Kumar 2013.  Requirement and inadequacy of institutional agricultural credit in Jaipur district of Rajasthan.” Biochem Cell. Arch. Vol. 13, No. 2.
  8. J. Singh, K. S. Rawat, A. Kumar and A. Singh 2013. “Effect of sewage sludge and bio-fertilizers on physicochemical properties of alluvial soil”. Biochem Cell. Arch. Vol. 13 (2), 191-202.
  9. J. Singh, K.S. Rawat, A. Kumar 2013. “Mobility of Cadmium in sewage sludge applied soil and its uptake by Radish (Raphanus sativus L.) and Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.)”. Int. J. Agric. Food Sci. Technol., 4(4), 291-296.


  1. Amit Kumar, Anubha Sharma and T. S. Dhaka 2013. The Spices, Plantation Aromatic and Medicinal Plants- In A Nutshell (ISBN: 81-8399-078-9)pp 266
  2. Amit Kumar, Anubha Sharma, Upendra Kumar baliyan and T. S. Dhaka 2015. Economic Botany and Plant Genetic Resources- At a Glance(ISBN: 978-93-82310-04-4)pp 225.
  3. Plant Physiology (ISBN: 978-93-85904-04-02) Authored by T S Dhaka, Lalit Joesph and Amit Kumar pp 448.
  4. Rajni Bala, T. S. Dhaka and Amit Kumar Sharma (Hindi & English)Practical Botany Volume I for Graduation (B. Sc.) pp146.
  5. Rajni Bala, T. S. Dhaka and Amit Kumar Sharma (Hindi & English)Practical Botany Volume II for Graduation (B. Sc.) pp 284.
  6. Rajni Bala, T. S. Dhaka andAmit Kumar Sharma (Hindi & English) Practical Botany Volume III for Graduation (B. Sc.) pp 482.



  1. A. Kumar, R. Tomer, A. Bhatia, N. Jain and H. Pathak 2015. “Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Indian Agricultureaccepted in book entitledAgro-Technologies for Adaptation to Climate Change (Edited by H. Pathak and B. Chakrabarti ISBN:978-93-83168-22-4), CESCRA, IARI, New Delhi.
  2. A. Bhatia, R. Tomer andA. Kumar 2013.Mitigation technologies for reducing problems related to air in Training Manual on Technologies for Conservation of Environmental Resources, (Editors: U. Mina, R. Singh and A.Yadav; TB-ICN: 119/2013), CESCRA, Indian Agricultural Research Institute Agriculture New Delhi – 110012, India. pp. 21-25.
  3. P. Bhattacharyya, S. Mohanty, R.K. Sarkar, A. Bhatia, N. Jain, A. Kumar and H. Pathak 2013 “ Measurement of Integrated greenhouse gas flux with eddy covariance technique” published in Measurement of greenhouse gas emission from crop livestock and aquaculture (Ed. H.Pathak, RC Upadhyay, M Murlidhar, P Bhattacharyya and B Venkateswarlu ISBN: 978-81-88708-98-7), IARI, New Delhi pp 18-28.
  4. J Mukherjee, N. Mridha, S. Mondal, D. Chakraborty and A. Kumar 2016. “Management of soil health in variable climate” in edited book entitled “Advances in crop environment interaction” (Ed; S. K. Bal et. al.,). (Accepted).
  5. A. Kumar,P. Das, J. Mukherjee, A. Das, N. Mridha, P. Santra and D. Chakraborty 2016. “Digital soil mapping" in edited book entitled "Digital soil mapping through geostatistical approaches using R and QGIS" (Ed; Priyabrata Santra et al.,) NIPA, New Delhi.
  6. A. Kumar,A. Bhatia 2012 “Low Carbon Agriculture – Need of Present Environmental Scenario Published in Training Manual on Management of Emerging environmental problems for enhancing agriculture productivity (Ed: A. Bhatia, N. Jain, R. Singh and S. Prasad; TB-ICN:103/2012), CESCRA, IARI, New Delhi, pp 11-18.
  7. A. Bhatia, N. Jain, A. Kumar and H. Pathak 2011 “Monitoring fluxes of greenhouse gas, moisture and heat in agriculture with Eddy covariance flux tower” published in Climate Change Impact, Adaptation and Mitigation: Methodology for Assessment and Applications (Ed. H.Pathak, P.K. Aggarwal and S.D. Singh, ISBN: 978-81-88708-82-6), IARI, New Delhi pp 34-48.
  8. A. Kumar et. al.  2010. “An Overview of SewerCAD software and its application”Published in Training manual on Water Quality and its Management Jointly organized by NIH, Roorkee and IPHED Shimla, during 29-1 July 2010 at HIPA, Shimla.